On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Pride & Prejudice", the film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel of the same name, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet, is released

Actress Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley
Novelist Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Sport awardSolheim Cup

Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Crooked Stick GC: US regains Cup 15½–12½; Meg Mallon clinches with 3 & 1 victory over Karen Stupples

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon
  • The State of Israel completes its unilateral disengagement from the Gaza Strip.
  • US Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer retains title; beats Andre Agassi 6-3, 2-6, 7-6, 6-1; Agassi's last appearance in a Grand Slam final

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Schenkel, American sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), dies at 82